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Columbia Jester/Review

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Record Number 2616
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Author: Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title They Grow in September (pg 12); The Best Things in Life (pg 14); Your Night to Howl (pg 16-19) **cover art by Thomas Merton**
Journal The Columbia Jester / Freshman's Guide 1936
Volume Volume 37
Notes Soft cover; Besides Merton article and cover artwork there are also numerous drawings by Merton (pages 18, 21, 26, 27) and Ad Reinhardt (pages 17, 25, 28). This iteam also contains an article by Merton's friend Robert Lax ("Old Mantis in Dry Month" pages 8-9). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Record Number 2351
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Lax, Robert
Year 1937
Title The Snarl in the Balcony (pg 26); Behind the Barn with Jester (pg 32)
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 38
Notes Soft cover; Robert Lax was a good friend of Merton and became an important poet and spiritual guide to many.
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Date Junior Prom Issue Short Title: The Snarl in the Balcony (pg 26); Behind the Barn with Jester (pg 32)
Record Number 2382
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1939
Title The Question of the Beard
Journal Columbia Jester Magazine / Freshman in the Streets Issue
Notes Soft cover; this item contains an article written by Merton and also 8 drawings by Merton. Interestingly, there are also 3 drawings by Robert Lax of Jesus-like figures with crosses on their faces and halos. Also a review by Ed Rice.
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Date September Short Title: The Question of the Beard
Pages 10, 11, 25 article (10, 11, 25, 26, 27 drawings)
Record Number 2338
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1938
Title Anatomy of Journals
Journal The Columbia Jester / Celebrities Issue
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item contains an article by Merton while he was yet attending Columbia University in New York. The celebrities section includes work by Barry Ulanov, Corey Ford, Irvin Edman, Eugene Williams etc. There is art contribution by Thomas Merton (line drawing of an angel above a cloud - page 10), AD Reinhardt and others. Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date May Short Title: Anatomy of Journals
Pages Pages 10 and 28
Record Number 2339
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title They Grow in September (pg 12); The Best Things in Life (pg 14); Your Night to Howl (pg 16-19) **cover art by Thomas Merton**
Journal The Columbia Jester / Freshman's Guide 1936
Volume Volume 37
Notes Soft cover; Besides Merton article and cover artwork there are also numerous drawings by Merton (pages 18, 21, 26, 27) and Ad Reinhardt (pages 17, 25, 28). This iteam also contains an article by Merton's friend Robert Lax ("Old Mantis in Dry Month" pages 8-9). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Record Number 2340
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title Drawing
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 26
Notes Soft cover. In addition to the drawing by Merton, this article also contains 2 articles by Merton's friend Robert lax - "Ginger Rogers and the Climbing Perch" (pg 26) and "Body Noises" (pg 34). Lax is also mentioned as "Additional Lyrics" in the Varsity Show (pg 11). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Columbia Jester magazines are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date April Short Title: Drawing
Pages Page 35
Record Number 2341
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title Napolean or Something
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 26
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains an article by Robert Lax titled "Gods of Lightning Please Mean Something" (pg 9) and a drawing by Merton (pg 25). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date May Short Title: Napolean or Something
Pages Page 11
Record Number 2342
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title Springtime for Webster
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 26
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains 2 drawings by Merton (page 15, 22) and also 3 articles by Lax titled "Vive le Sport - A Note on Ocelot Season" (pg 6), "The Autobiography of Alice B. Hoskwith" (pg 16), "Song" (pg 20). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date February Short Title: Springtime for Webster
Record Number 2343
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title The Chaste
Journal The Columbia jester Magazine
Volume Volume 26
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains 2 drawing by Merton (pages 9 and 12), a drawing by Ad Reinhardt (page 3), and an article by Robert Lax "Summer" (page 15). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date January Short Title: The Chaste
Pages Pages 18 and 22
Record Number 2344
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1938
Title Drawing
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 38
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains 3 articles by Merton's friend Robert Lax titled "Worlds Fair" (pg 18), "Sarter Resartus" (pg 21), "The Snarl in the Balcony" (pg 24). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date Medieval Issue Short Title: Drawing
Pages Page 26
Record Number 2345
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1938
Title Bob Lax's Small Oasis - Look Tiger and Spring for all
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains a drawing by Merton (pg 23) and 3 by Ad Reinhardt (pg 7, 8, 9). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date April Short Title: Bob Lax's Small Oasis - Look Tiger and Spring for all
Pages Page 33
Record Number 2346
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1938
Title Bob Lax's Small Oasis - Look Tiger and Spring for all
Journal The Columbia Jester magazine
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains a drawing by Merton (pg 23) and 3 by Ad Reinhardt (pg 7, 8, 9). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date April Short Title: Bob Lax's Small Oasis - Look Tiger and Spring for all
Pages Page 33
Record Number 2347
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1938
Title Drawing
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains an article titled "Bob Lax's Oasis / a Joke" (possibly by Merton - similar title to other Merton contributions, see vol 39, #5). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date February Short Title: Drawing
Pages Page 24
Record Number 2348
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1938
Title Window (pg 10); Voyage to Nyak (pg 12 and 26); Your Night to Howl (pg 21)
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item also includes a drawing by Merton (pg 12) and Ed Rice (pg 16) and an article by Merton's friend Robert Gerdy titled "As we don't See Them" (pg 9). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date March Short Title: Window (pg 10); Voyage to Nyak (pg 12 and 26); Your Night to Howl (pg 21)
Record Number 2349
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1938
Title Bob Lax's Oasis / Old Glory Old Junk
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains cover artwork by Ad Reinhardt and 2 drawings by Merton (page 12 and 13). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Pages Pages 8 and 23 Short Title: Bob Lax's Oasis / Old Glory Old Junk
Record Number 2350
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1937
Title Raw Lie Unraw (first line of untitled poem)
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains an article by Merton's friend Robert Lax titled "14 Ocks" and a drawing by Ed Rice (pg 25).
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Date October Short Title: Raw Lie Unraw (first line of untitled poem)
Pages Page 16
Record Number 2353
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1937
Title Bob Lax's Oasis / Happy Planets Happy Beasts
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item also contains 4 drawings by Merton (pg 8), a drawing by Ad Renhardt (pg 27), and a drawing by Ed Rice (pg 21). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date December Short Title: Bob Lax's Oasis / Happy Planets Happy Beasts
Pages Page 16
Record Number 2354
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1937
Title Drawings (3)
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 38
Notes Soft cover. Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Pages Pages 9, 39, 41 Short Title: Drawings (3)
Record Number 2355
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1937
Title Bob Lax's Oasis / Nineteen Questions for Social Blights
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item also includes an article by Robert Lax titled "Legend for an Ungracious Lady" (pg 24).
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Date November Short Title: Bob Lax's Oasis / Nineteen Questions for Social Blights
Pages Page 24
Record Number 2356
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1937
Title Drawings (3)
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 37
Notes Soft cover; This item also contains an article by Merton's friend Robert Lax titled "Snarl in the Balcony" (pg 17-19), and a drawing by ed Rice (pg 24). Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date Omnibus Issue Short Title: Drawings (3)
Pages Pages 12, 14, 25
Record Number 2059
Reference Type Manuscript
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1930s
Title Original letter (TLS) by Thomas Merton in envelope Place Published: New York
Notes Single sheet letter on Columbia Review letterhead. This letter comes originally from a collection of pieces by Mr. Robert MacGregor (New Directions staff member) to James Laughlin, publisher of New Directions. The envelop is addressed to Mr. George Freimarck and has typed on the back Merton's typed home address scratched out (presumably Merton no longer lived there at the time of sending) as "Tom F. Merton, 50 Rushmore Avenue, Douglaston, L. I., N. Y.". The letter partially reads as follows: "COLUMBIA REVIEW: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY/ 405 JOHN JAY HALL ROBERT LAX editor ARTHUR ZAMPELLA BARRY ULANOV associates Dear George: ... I have been writing book reviews for the Herald Tribune 'Books', and for the Nation, and also doing free lance cartooning. I am taking my M.A. and writing a thesis on the Aesthetic Ideas in William Blake... Sincerely, Tom Merton " ( signed in dark blue ink with a period at the end and underlined).
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Type of Work Single sheet (TLS) with original addressed sending envelope. Short Title: Original letter (TLS) by Thomas Merton in envelope
Record Number 2512
Reference Type Book Section
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1939
Title Graduate School (poems) - signed
Publisher Columbia University Press
Edition First hard cover edition. Short Title: Graduate School (poems) - signed
Notes Blue cloth, no jacket as issued. Contains the first published work of Thomas Merton, written when he was a graduate student at Columbia. This book is signed on page v by Mark Van Doren, one of the selectors, (renowned English professor and poet, and professor/friend of Merton); also signed and inscribed by Sara Van Alstyne Allen (who went on to publish professionally in The New Yorker and Harper's) in 1964 on pages 5 and 9, where her poetry appears.
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Pages 60-67
Book Title Columbia Poetry Place Published: New York
Record Number 1974
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title Springtime for Webster
Journal Columbia Jester (Laughing Lion Number)
Notes Soft cover; this is the first appearance of this item in a periodical and represents writing done by Merton while studying at Columbia University. Also present are 2 cartoons by Merton - one on page 15 and one on page 22. This item also has artwork by Ad Reinhardt and articles by Merton's friend Robert Lax.
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Date February Short Title: Springtime for Webster
Pages Page 15
Record Number 1975
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title The Chaste
Journal The Columbia Jester
Notes Soft cover; this is the first appearance of this item in a periodical and represents writing done by Merton while studying at Columbia University. Also present are 2 cartoons by Merton - one on page 9 and one on page 12. This item also has artwork by Ad Reinhardt and an article by Merton's friend Robert Lax.
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Date January Short Title: The Chaste
Pages Pages 18 and 22
Record Number 1976
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1935
Title Students Awake; More Abundant Life
Journal The Columbia Jester (Brat Issue)
Notes Soft cover; this is the first appearance of this item in a periodical and represents writing done by Merton while studying at Columbia University. Also present are 3 cartoons by Merton - one on page 14, one on page 15 and one on page 22. This item also contains artwork by Ad Reinhardt.
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Date December Short Title: Students Awake; More Abundant Life
Pages Pages 14 and 15
Record Number 1977
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1935
Title Suburban Demon
Journal The Columbia Jester (Lou Little Poetry Number)
Notes Soft cover; this is the first appearance of this item in a periodical and represents writing done by Merton while studying at Columbia University. Also present is a cartoon by Merton - on page 12. This item also contains artwork by Ad Reinhardt and poetry by Merton's friend Robert Lax.
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Date November Short Title: Suburban Demon
Pages Page 7
Record Number 1973
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title Success Story
Journal The Columbia Jester
Notes Soft cover; this is the first appearance of this item in a periodical and represents writing done by Merton while studying at Columbia University. Also present are 2 cartoons by Merton - one on page 7 and one on page 10. This item also contains an article by Merton's friend Robert Lax.
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Date March Short Title: Success Story
Pages Page 12
Record Number 1972
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1935
Title Cartoon (drawn by Merton)
Journal The Columbia Jester
Volume Volume 25
Notes Soft cover; this is the first appearance of this item in a periodical and represents writing done by Merton while studying at Columbia University. This item also contains artwork by Ad Reinhardt and an article by Merton's friend Robert Lax.
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Date June Short Title: Cartoon (drawn by Merton)
Pages Page 6
Record Number 1971
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1935
Title At the Corner
Journal Columbia Review
Volume Volume 17
Notes Soft cover; this is the first appearance of this item in a periodical and represents writing done by Merton while studying at Columbia University.
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Date November Short Title: At the Corner
Pages Page 8
Record Number 1931
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1939
Title The Art of Richard Hughes
Journal The Columbia Review
Volume Volume 21
Notes Soft cover; this is the first publication of this article in a periodical (just after Merton graduated from Columbia in 1938).
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Date November Short Title: The Art of Richard Hughes
Pages 13-18.
Record Number 1705
Reference Type Magazine Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1953
Title They Grow in September
Notes Soft cover; also contains a poem by Merton on page 10 ("Raw Lie Unraw") and a drawing by Merton (from 1937, with caption "Ready or not here I come") on page 13. These items were "culled from the Jester files" in this tribute issue. This issue also contains contributions by Herman Wouk, Ben Hubbard, Paul White, Robert Lax, Corey Ford, Arnold Auerbach, Bennett Cerf etc.
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Pages Pages 19 & 29 Short Title: They Grow in September
Magazine Jester of Columbia / Ben Hubbard Testimonial Issue / Final Issue
Record Number 1673
Reference Type Magazine Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1935
Title Katabolism of An Englishman
Volume Volume 26
Notes Soft cover; this item contains an article by Merton while he was yet attending Columbia University in New York. This issue also contains contributions by Robert Lax ("Parodies" poem), AD Reinhardt (art work), Herbert Rosenthal, Daniel M. Friedman etc.
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Date September Short Title: Katabolism of An Englishman
Pages Page 12.
Magazine Jester (the magazine of Columbia University) / Virgin Issue
Issue Number #1
Record Number 1672
Reference Type Magazine Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1938
Title Anatomy of Journals
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; this item contains an article by Merton while he was yet attending Columbia University in New York. The celebrities section includes work by Barry Ulanov, Corey Ford, Irvin Edman, Eugene Williams etc. There is art contribution by Thomas Merton (line drawing of an angel above a cloud - page 10), AD Reinhardt and others. Note: drawings by Merton contained in the Jester magazine are not mentioned in Dell'Isola.
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Date May Short Title: Anatomy of Journals
Pages Page 10
Magazine The Columbia Jester / Celebrities Issue
Issue Number #9
Record Number 2579
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1936
Title How Time Goes; Your Night to Howl (this second essay co-authored with "Coit")
Journal Columbia Jester - Christmas Issue
Volume Vol. XXXVIII
Notes Soft cover, also included are 5 peoms by Robert Lax on page 14 and a drawing on page 35. Cover art by Ad Reinhardt.
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Pages How Time Goes: 26-27 Your Night to Howl: 32-33 Drawings by Merton: 21, 33 Short Title: How Time Goes; Your Night to Howl (this second essay co-authored with "Coit")
Record Number 2567
Reference Type Magazine Article
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1949
Title Raw Lie Unraw
Volume Volume 47 (XLVll)
Notes Soft cover; Laughing Lion Issue. This issue of Columbia's humour magazine includes contributions by noted past graduate from Columbia University including Thomas Merton, Robert Lax, and Ad Reinhardt
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Pages Page 11 - drawing by Merton; page 21 - poem by Merton Short Title: Raw Lie Unraw
Magazine Jester of Columbia
Issue Number Number 5
Record Number 189
Reference Type Book Section
Picture
Author Merton, Thomas
Year 1939
Title Graduate School (poems)
Publisher Columbia University Press
Edition First hard cover edition Short Title: Graduate School (poems)
Notes Blue cloth, no jacket as issued. Contains the first published work of Thomas Merton, written when he was a graduate student at Columbia.
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Pages 60-67
Book Title Columbia Poetry Place Published: New York
Record Number 2352
Reference Type Journal Article
Author Reinhardt, Ad
Year 1937
Title Drawing
Journal The Columbia Jester Magazine
Volume Volume 39
Notes Soft cover; ,this item also contains an article by Merton's friend Robert Gerdy titled "Lion about Sports
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Date Freshman Issue Short Title: Drawing
Pages Page 26
Record Number 2639
Author Thomas Merton
Year 1937
Title Freshman Issue
Journal Columbia Jester
Volume XXXIX (39)
Isssue Issue #1
Edition First soft cover edition
Notes Magazine; Thomas (Tom) Merton is listed on the first page as being on the "Art" staff. Robert Lax listed as on the "Editorial" Staff
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Date 1937
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